95 Divided by What Equals 30?

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95 Divided by What Equals 30?MethodsSetting up the problem:In a problem like this, the “what” means that we’re working with a variable. The most common variable used in math is “x”. So we could say what number, x can we divide 95 by to equal 30?Solving 95 Divided by What Equals 30Here’s how you would set up this question as an equation:95x=30\frac{95}{x} = 30x95​=30The goal of the problem is to solve for x. To do this we need to change the equation so that x is alone on one side of the equation.In this case, it can be done in two steps. The first step is to multiply both sides by x to isolate 95:95=30∗x95 = 30*x95=30∗xThen we can isolate x on the right side of the equation by dividing both sides by 30:9530=x\frac{95}{30} = x3095​=xWhen we simplify the new equation, we can solve for x. In this example, we will round to the nearest three decimal places if that’s needed.x=3.167x = 3.167x=3.167Practice Other Division Problems Like This OneIf this problem was a little difficult or you want to practice your skills on another one, give it a go on any one of these too!What divided by 24 equals 11?38 divided by what equals 62?What is 6/1 divided by 4?What is 19/10 divided by 15/18?What is 32 divided by 16/3?